Dr. Joseph Fitzgerald, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 79

Dr. Fitzgerald
Accepting new patients

South County Hospital HPL

100 Kenyon Ave Wakefield, RI 02879

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(401) 782-8000

Dr. Joseph Fitzgerald, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Wakefield, RI and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from George Washington U, School of Medicine medical school in 1968. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fitzgerald to book an appointment.

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Dr. Fitzgerald's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Musculoskeletal Function Test

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fitzgerald performs Musculoskeletal Function Test more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Fitzgerald performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Fitzgerald's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Fitzgerald accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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About Me


Dr. Joseph Fitzgerald, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Wakefield, RI and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications


Rhode Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
Internship Hospital
George Washington U, School of Medicine
Medical School


  • English
  • Spanish


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What are Dr. Joseph Fitzgerald, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fitzgerald frequently treats Musculoskeletal Function Test, Achilles Tendinitis, and Adhesive Capsulitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Fitzgerald treats.

Where is Dr. Joseph Fitzgerald, MD's office located?

Dr. Fitzgerald's office is located at 100 Kenyon Ave, Wakefield, RI 02879. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Joseph Fitzgerald, MD speak?

Dr. Fitzgerald speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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South County Hospital HPL

South County Hospital100 Kenyon Ave Wakefield, RI 02879